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Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
- Brain tumours
Consultant in Oncological Neurosurgery based at the John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, the Wellington Hospital in London, the Manor Hospital Oxford and the London Clinic, Harley Street, London.
Trained in Neurosurgery in London, at Charing Cross Hospital (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust), the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Queen’s Hospital (Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust) and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
MD thesis in real-time navigation for brain tumour surgery - Imperial College London.
Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship in brain tumour surgery - Southampton University Hospital
Currently one of the two main Oncological Neurosurgeons in Oxford (catchment area of more than 3 million people). More than a 1000 brain tumour operations, amongst the neurosurgeons with the highest number of awake craniotomies/year in the UK.
Member of the faculty of national and international courses that teach neurosurgeons the intrinsic anatomy of the brain parenchyma and real-time navigation technology in brain tumour surgery. Regular contribution to teaching Neuro-Oncology for Oxford Medical Students. Contribution in writing chapters of Neurosurgical textbooks.
Significant contribution to national and international research that looks to improve the current treatments of brain tumours. Research partner in projects that aim to improve intraoperative navigation technology in brain tumour surgery. Research partner in projects that aim to translate brain cortical electrical activity of patients undergoing awake surgery to technology that can be used to help patients with significant neurological disability.
Areas of interest
Oncological Neurosurgery; awake surgery for inaccessible brain tumours; multi-modality intraoperative brain navigation.
- Vicky Ford
- International Neurosurgery and Spine Group The London Clinic 20 Devonshire Place London W1G 6BW
- 07565 82570
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Martin Birch Fee Assured
- Dr Toby C Thomas Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oncological Neurosurgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK
Integrated real-time high definition three-dimensional ultrasound in brain tumour surgery.
Multimodality image guidance in brain tumour surgery.
Reference number 4392950
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member of the British Neuro-Oncology Society
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